Facebook opens new office in Lagos

Facebook on Friday said it would be opening an office in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of its continued commitment and ongoing investment in Africa. In a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos, said this would be its second office on the African continent. It said the opening of the new office was aimed at supporting the entire Sub-Saharan Africa region. The office, it said, … Continue reading Facebook opens new office in Lagos

Edo Elections: PDP Protests Siege on Governors By Security Agents

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) protests the clampdown on its governors by security agents in Benin City, Edo state capital, ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. The national leadership of the party, in a press conference addressed by the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, alerted the nation and the international community of the security siege on PDP governors in their lodging in Benin City. The … Continue reading Edo Elections: PDP Protests Siege on Governors By Security Agents

More money rolls in for Federal, states, local councils in August allocation

The Federal Government, states and local government councils have shared N682.06 billion from revenue collected in August, Dr Mahmoud Isa-Dutse, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, has said. The amount is slightly higher than the N676.407 billion shared last month.It is also higher than the N651 billion shared in July. Isa-Dutse said that the money shared excluded cost of collection to Nigeria … Continue reading More money rolls in for Federal, states, local councils in August allocation

FG, Lagos pay conditional cash transfer to beneficiaries in Apapa for July, August

The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Lagos State Government, has commenced the payment of Conditional Cash Transfer to another set of beneficiaries in Apapa area of the State for the months of July and August 2020. Speaking at the second edition of the disbursement of the Cash Transfer to the beneficiaries in Apapa Local Government Area of the State on Thursday, the Honourable Commissioner … Continue reading FG, Lagos pay conditional cash transfer to beneficiaries in Apapa for July, August

Rehabilitation of Ikorodu road: Lagos announces road diversion

As part of the ongoing rehabilitation works on Ikorodu Road, the State Government is set to commence the next phase of repairs from Ojota Interchange to Ojota Second Pedestrian Bridge and the Service lane inbound Lagos, from Monday 21st of September, 2020 for a duration of three months. According to a statement signed by the Honourable Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, the entire length … Continue reading Rehabilitation of Ikorodu road: Lagos announces road diversion

EdoDecides2020: How we will check the credibility of results – Yiaga Africa

In its determination to ensure credibility of Saturday’s governorship election in Edo state, Yiaga Africa, through the Watching The Vote citizens movement, said it would deploy its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for the election. According to Yiaga Africa, PVT is an advanced election observation methodology that employs well-established statistical principles and sophisticated information technologies in providing timely and accurate information on the conduct of … Continue reading EdoDecides2020: How we will check the credibility of results – Yiaga Africa

Osinbajo,Sanwo-Olu commission Eko MSME fashion hub in Lagos

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday commissioned the Eko Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Fashion Hub-1 in Lagos. The MSME Fashion Hub-1, which is a shared facility in Lagos State under the National MSME Clinic Scheme is situated around Alade Market, off popular Allen Avenue in Ikeja Local Government Area of the State. It is expected to … Continue reading Osinbajo,Sanwo-Olu commission Eko MSME fashion hub in Lagos

NAF Jet bombards bandits meeting venue in Kaduna kills scores

The Defence Headquarters(DHQ), said the Air Component of Operation THUNDER STRIKE has killed scores of bandits in Kwaimbana Forest area of Kaduna State. The bandits were said to have been killed while having a meeting in the area. Coordinator Defence Media Operations Major General John Enenche, who made this known in a statement said “Several armed bandits have been neutralized and their meeting venue significantly … Continue reading NAF Jet bombards bandits meeting venue in Kaduna kills scores

Reject violent politicians with your votes, Jegede tells Ondo people

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede has appealed to his teeming supporters across the state not to allow unprovoked attacks from the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to deter them from voting come October 10. He made the appeal in Oba-Akoko in Akoko South-West Local Government area of the state, two days after his campaign tour of the … Continue reading Reject violent politicians with your votes, Jegede tells Ondo people

Akeredolu’s aide resigns

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Political matters (South senatorial district), Mr Andrew Ogunsakin has resigned his appointment. Ogunsakin in his resignation letter addressed to Akeredolu said he resigned in order to obey the call of his people to join another political party. He said his people want him to team up with others in a different political party … Continue reading Akeredolu’s aide resigns